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2013-07-30 10:36:19

A screening tool used in general hospitals to detect suicide risk among patients who have self harmed should be ditched.

2013-07-29 23:25:31

Skip Simpson of the Law Offices of Skip Simpson expresses concerns about a recent sharp rise in national suicide rate. Frisco, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2013

Cities Safer Than Rural Areas
2013-07-23 10:45:06

Despite having higher average homicide rates, cities tend to be safer than rural areas, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Minnesota.

2013-07-22 11:16:32

People with epilepsy are ten times more likely to die early, before their mid-fifties, compared with the general population.

2013-07-19 10:44:08

A new five-year study that tracked more than 1,600 drug users found that severe abuse in their childhood – emotional, sexual, and to a lesser extent physical – significantly elevated their risk of attempting suicide.

2013-06-30 23:18:10

Textbook buyback company MyBookBuyer.com announces the winner of the Spring 2013 scholarship essay contest, which provides students an opportunity to win money to purchase textbooks for a year.

2013-06-26 16:43:27

The assessment of risk in patients who go on to die by suicide or commit homicide is often poor, a new study has found.

Teenage Exercise Curbs Suicide In Adulthood
2013-06-26 14:17:57

Teenagers who are in good physical shape are less likely to display suicidal behavior even years later in adulthood, according to a study published in Psychological Medicine.


Word of the Day
chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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